Welcome To The Modern Sewist

Located in the Gulf Gate area of beautiful Sarasota, Florida, The Modern Sewist is the newest quilters paradise on the gulf coast! We are a boutique fabric shop with a unique selection of modern and contemporary fabrics, patterns, gifts and helpful tools. We stock the largest selection of Tula Pink, Cotton+Steel, Carolyn Friedlander, Alison Glass, Elizabeth Hartman, Moda Grunge and more of your favorite designers in the area. We also have a healthy selection of linen/cotton blends and canvas for all of your bag-making and home decor projects.

Classes and special events are scheduled regularly. We are all about community and building relationships. Get in here, grab a cup of coffee or tea and share your sewing projects with us! Check our Classes page for an updated list of events.

HOURS: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

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Sewcial Studio - WIP it Wednesday (Non-Member)

Join us every Wednesday in the Sewcial Studio! Bring your handwork or machine sewing and relax in this gorgeous space for some uninterrupted creative time.

Slow Stitching Lounge

Slow down and sit a while! Come join others and bring any handwork you are working on. Knitters welcome, too! Invite a friend! Snacks provided!

Holly & Hunter's Jumper Dress/Playsuit Class

This adorable and versatile pattern from Bonnie Blue Designs comes in multiple sizes and possibilities! Fully Lined Jumper/Dress and Fully Lined Play Suit for girls and boys. Play suit instructions include stitched legs or gripper closure. Heart and square pockets included. Detailed instructions and illustrations are included for quick and easy construction. Size 6, 12, 18, 24 months, 3, 4, 5 and 6 years included in pattern.

Feb 24
Euclid Ave Quilt Class - Beginner Paper Piecing
Feb 27
Beginning Quilting Series
Feb 27
Sewcial Studio - Tackle it Tuesday (Non-Member)


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